2016 Engagements 


12-14 Corttonwood Gulch 90th anniversary speaker

27 2-4 p.m. Baldwin Cabin Library, Datil, N.M. Free


8 Guest speaker, New Mexico chapter, International Women’s Forum Dine-Around

20-25 Presentation, Montana Book Festival, Missoula, Mt. http://www.montanabookfestival.org/new-blog/2016/7/12/schedule


1  10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Free. Balloon Fiesta Book author extravaganza  featuring 20 New Mexico authors. 11 a.m. Anne speaks on "Why Stories Matter," hosted by the Albuquerque (N.M.) Museum 2000 Mountain Road, NW, in Old Town Albuquerque.

13-16 Enduring Spirits: Untold Stories, Women Writing the West Conference. Presentation on writing and creativity with author Julie Weston. Drury Hotel, Santa Fe, N.M. Details TBA

30 3 p.m. Santa Fe Reads, Panel discussion on inspiration and writing process, underscoring the value of literacy. Wth Jimmy Santiago Baca, Stanley Crawford and Hampton Sides. James A. Little Theatre, 1060 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, N.M. $20. Benefit for Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe. vsf.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Literacy-PASA-Final-Print.jpg


3 10 a.m. Guest speaker, Southwest Writers, Albuquerque, N.M.

10  Time TBA Book Signing, Weems Gallery, Albuquerque, N.M.



Amazing Authors Tour 2017. Free talks and signings at three Colorado Libraries:

10 6 p.m. Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Dr. Bayfield, Color. 970-884-2222;

11 5p.m. reception and 6 p.m. talk, Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St., Cortez, 970-565-8117;

12 6 p.m. Wilkinson Public Library, 100 W. Pacific Ave., Telluride 970-728-4519. 


25 Honorary chairperson and auction item for ARTsmart New Mexico fundraising dinner and auction. Proceeds support innovative art programs for the youth of Northern New Mexico.http://artfeast.org/about/ 


8-9 Tucson Chapter Brandeis University 21st Annual Book & Author Event. Talk and book signings March 9, Skyline Country Club. Fundraiser for the university’s Sustaining the Mind research program designed to fully understand what causes neurological degenerative brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Lou Gehrig’s (ALS) in order to determine how they can be prevented and/or cured.  

11-12,  Panel discussion, Western Writers of America, Tucson Festival of Books, University of Arizona, Tucson. Day and time TBA

23-24 Angelo State University, Writer in Residence, San Angelo, TX  http://www.angelo.edu/dept/english_modern_languages/writers_conference.php

28 Trails, Traditions, and New Directions, annual meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology. Presentation with authors Nasario Garcia and Michael McGarrity. La Fonda Hotel, Santa Fe, N.M. Time TBA. Free.  https://www.sfaa.net/annual-meeting/


11  6 p.m. Publication debut, Song of the Lion, the third in the Chee/Leaphorn/Manuelito series. Launch party at Collected Works Bookstore, Santa Fe, N.M.

12  7 p.m. Arizona book launch Song of the Lion, the third in the Chee/Leaphorn/Manuelito series, The Poisoned Pen Bookstore, 4014 N Goldwater Blvd #101 - 
Scottsdale, AZ, (480) 947-2974

13  7 p.m. Presentation on Song of the Lion at the beautiful Kimo Theater, 423 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, N.M. Sponsored by Bookworks, 505-344-8139

27 Guest speaker, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Women’s Leadership Initiative Lecture Series on Women Who Inspire. 

28-30,  Malice Domestic guest presenter, Hyatt Regency Bethesda,Bethesda, Md.


6 Participant 24th Annual Festival of Women's Authors, Orange County Literary Guild, Irvine Marriott  Hotel http://www.lgoc.org/index.html

11 Speaker, Lunch and Learn series Alamogordo. NM


21-24 Western Writers of America, Convention speaker, Kansas City, Missouri http://westernwriters.org/


18-22 Guest author, dinner talk; luncheon, workshop and informal discussion. Loveland Loves to Read, Loveland, Colorado. Presented by the Friends of the Loveland Public Library Foundation.


12-15 Bouchercon mystery conference, Sheraton Centre, Toronto, Canada 


If you'd like to talk about the possibility of a benefit/signing, in your community, please get in touch. I especially believe in the value of public libraries and am happy to do what I can to support them.